What is another word for Balsamation?

1 synonym found

Pronunciation:

[ bˌɔːlsɐmˈe͡ɪʃən], [ bˌɔːlsɐmˈe‍ɪʃən], [ b_ˌɔː_l_s_ɐ_m_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Balsamation refers to the ancient process of preserving a human or animal body by using arid or natural substances. There are plenty of synonyms for balsamation, such as mummification, embalming, preservation, and curing. The term "mummification" also suggests a similar process of preserving a dead body through dehydration and embalming. "Embalming" involves the use of chemicals to preserve a dead body before burial or cremation. "Preservation" refers to the act of protecting something from damage or decay, which includes preserving a body. Lastly, "curing" denotes the method of preserving meat or fish to extend its shelf life and prevent spoilage. Synonyms of balsamation exhibit different methods of preserving living or non-living things, and each of them is suitable in the right context.

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